Calendar of Events

October 31, 2016 Edition

Every Sunday 4pm. Cultural Sundays in the park, featuring local Mexican and American dancers and musicians.  At the IMAC in Abelardo L. Rodriguez park, west of Banamex. Sometimes food booths, other times vendors with food carts. Facebook IMAC Rosarito. Free.

Every Sunday 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the IMAC Central Park (behind the Banamex on Juarez) Dancing for seniors. Salsa and merengue (among others) tunes designed to not throw out a hip. For information (in Spanish only) Rosarito

Second Sunday of every month, Pet sterilization by the Baja Spay and Neuter Foundation at the Centro de Diagnostico Clinico Vetrinario, ave. Queretaro #2331-3, Col Cacho, Tijuana. 200 pesos, or about $12. For information and instructions: 661-124-3619, or Robin at

Every Monday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Beginning Spanish at Club Marena clubhouse, taught by Susana Schinkel. $6 donation.

Every Monday, 10:45 am, duplicate bridge at the Baja Gold Bridge Club, KM 42 at the Rosarito Beach Christian Church.

Every Monday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Advanced Spanish reading/comprehension class at Club Marena clubhouse, taught by Susana Schinkel. $6 donation.

Every Tuesday – Rotary Club meets at Rosarito Beach Hotel. Mario Cipres, president. 664-376-2620.

Every Second Wednesday (except December). 2pm. Friends of the Library meeting at main library of IMAC building next to Abelardo Rodríguez Park. Promotes reading and literacy in Rosarito. 661-612-3659.

Every Tuesday and Thursday. 10am. Pilates mat class at Las Gaviotas Clubhouse. $10 per class.  Bring a yoga mat and hand towel. Instructor is Terri Van De Sande

Every Tuesday. 830am. Board Meeting for Yo Amo Rosarito at the Corona Plaza Hotel. See what events are under consideration or volunteer to help plan and run upcoming events. Great way to become involved with you community.

Every second Wednesday Friends of the Library meeting. Contact:

Every third Wednesday (except December) 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Flying Samaritans bingo at California Fresh (across from El Nido). Bingo lunch specials. Parking in rear..;, MX phone: 661-100-6066; US phone: 1-858-240-2360.

Every Third Wednesday (except December). 2-4pm. Bingo at Oceana Grill & Cafe, Blvd. Benito Juárez #907-24. Great prizes, 6 different games. Benefits Flying Samaritans. Susan Smith, 661-100-6066.

Every second and last Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Cruz Roja Primo Tapia bingo at El Pescador Restaurant, km 44. Raising money for an ambulance in Primotapia.

Every Second Thursday of the month, 1:00 pm, The Baja Babes, the Rosarito chapter of the Red Hat Society for ladies over 50 monthly luncheon. Each month a different restaurant. For information, check Gringo Gazette daily calendar or contact Margit Gantt at

Every Second Thursday. 10am. Cruz Roja volunteers general meeting at Rosarito Beach Hotel. Paul Flowers, 661-612-3455.

Every Thursday. 8:30am. Local Board of Realtors (APIR) meets at Oceana Grill. If you are a Realtor in Baja, or thinking about it, meet  Realtors to network with. Good place for buyers or sellers to find a Realtor

Every Third Thursday. 10 am. General Meeting for FRAO, Foreign Residents Assistance Office. Open to the public. Usually held at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, with parking validated. Different speakers brought

Every Friday. 4pm.  Spanish class main library, by IMAC, in Abelardo Rodriguez park behind BanaMex. Free but donation appreciated.

Every Saturday, 10:00 am at IMAC Central park. Chess for all ages. For information in Spanish only Rosarito.

 Every First Saturday. 10am. United Society of Baja California (USBC) general meeting at Casa Blanca Restaurant, Rosarito Beach Hotel. Good info for the English speaking community of charitable, community service and social organizations. 661-614-1113.

Every Saturday 9 a.m. at the Playas La Mision Beach:  Full body workout. Everyone works at their own level. $5.per class. Bring  yoga mat& towel. Meet at the north end parking lot of the beach and look for the big purple ball.

Every First Saturday. Noon-sundown. Open Studio Art Walk, a free tour of galleries in Rosarito Beach Hotel commercial center. Meet artists at work in their studios.

Every Third Saturday. 1pm. USBC, United Society of Baja California, monthly potluck dinner, held at La Maroma sports bar, across from Burger King. Different theme every month. Usually ive entertainment. Free for members and guests. Membership $15’year.

Every damn day but one day at a time AA Grupo Gringo meets daily #16 Mar Meditteraneo (two blocks behind Hotel Brisas del Mar). Saturday, 3:00; Sunday, Monday, Thursday: 10:00 am; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 6:00 pm.  Additional meetings in Cantamar (just south of the footbridge) Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 am.  661-614-1678.

November 5, Saturday, 10:00 am USCB monthly meeting. Special announcement. Speaker Les Widd answers your computer questions and ailments. Contact him prior to the meeting with question / problem and he will try to answer it at the meeting. Email:

November 5. Saturday. Potluck Dinner to Celebrate end of Daylight Saving Time, at Maggi Wagner's house. A salad or dessert, main course will be provided. 619-581-7121.

November 6. Sunday. am. Daylight Saving Time ends in Baja California, set your clocks back one hour.

November 7, Monday, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Baja Good Life monthly luncheon, this month at Popotla Restaurant and Bar (in Popotla trailer park complex). Featuring Marilyn and Les Widd speaking about the Hearts of Baja Children's Homes Network. Find out about changes and updates to local events, hear from speakers about local causes and groups, buy tickets for upcoming events, meet some new neighbors and network with area business owners. 619-581-7121.

November 12 and 13, Saturday and Sunday, all day, Mexican Folk Art Market at CEART Rosarito (turn inland at Bada Bing). Featuring artisans from all over Mexico. Traditional food, folk dancing, live music.

November 19 Thanksgiving Dinner at La Maroma Sports Bar, on Benito Juarez Blvd., across from Burger King.  at all USBC functions $15 USD or from Dave Eliot at 661-100-6240 or 619-488-3303 or

November 25, Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Cruz Roja Black Friday super sale at the Cruz Roja Thrift store (behind Waldo’s, in town). Santa will be there! Great deals. Come support our local hospital.,

December 1 and 2, Thursday and Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Cruz Roja Damas Christmas Bazaar with Rosarito Thrift Store Boutique at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, Salon Las Americas. Santa will be there. Photos available. Great buys! Support the Cruz Roja Rosarito Hospital.,

December 5, Monday, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Baja Good Life Club monthly luncheon at Calafia Hotel. Guest speakers, food, or email

November 27 to December 9. Copper Canyon Tour. or or 686-230-9933.

Pearl Harbor Day. Wednesday. Flying Samaritans Luncheon/White Elephant Gift Exchange at Las Rocas.

December 9 to December 10. Friday to Saturday. Cruz Roja Rosarito Thrift Store annual Christmas Sale, 9am-5pm

December 10 to 17. to Friday. Holiday Cruise for USBC, Cruz Roja and other local groups. 661-614-1113.

December 10. Saturday. Holiday Home Tour for Friends of the Library.

December 11th at 4:00pm. Nutcracker Ballet:  Ballet with local students children and adults.  Templo Christiano Elim in La Mision (where Monday Market is held).  Cost is a minimum 10 pesos donation.  More info at or at 646-155-0765.